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Second stabbing case in Sydney: Man attacks priest, several worshippers in Church | Watch Visuals

Tragic incident unfolded when Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel was preaching at Church

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- April 15th 2024 04:47 PM -- Updated: April 15th 2024 05:29 PM
Second stabbing case in Sydney: Man attacks priest, several worshippers in Church | Watch Visuals

Second stabbing case in Sydney: Man attacks priest, several worshippers in Church | Watch Visuals

Sydney mass stabbing: Sydney was struck by yet another shocking and spine-chilling incident as a man launched a stabbing rampage at Christ The Good Shepherd Church in Wakeley.

The tragic incident unfolded when Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel was preaching at Church at around 7.15pm local time (9.15am GMT) and priest , several worshippers were attacked. 


The incident has sent shockwaves through the community, raising concerns about safety and security. 

Video footage of the incident streamed live on the church's YouTube page depicted a man approaching priest and wiftly drew out a knife and launched into a frenzied stabbing attack. 

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A video captured the horrifying scene as the congregation at a Sydney church reacted with shock, releasing a collective shriek. This marks the second stabbing incident in the city within a span of three days.

The attacker has been arrested, said police.

In a statement, police said several victims have "non-life-threatening injuries and are being treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics".
 
NSW Police said an operation is now underway. Officers attached to Fairfield City Police Area Command are at the location on Welcome Street.

This shooting incident comes just two days after six people were killed and several others were injured, including a nine-month-old baby, in a mass stabbing on Saturday afternoon (local time) at a Sydney shopping mall at Bondi Junction Westfield. 
 

- With inputs from agencies

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